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Michelle’s story: ADHD and me

Michelle, a Medical Underwriter at Canada Life, tells her story about navigating her way through late diagnosis.

About the webinar

On-demand | 50 minutes

ADHD, which stands for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, is a neurological disorder which affects about 4% of the UK population. Affecting a person’s ability to focus, ADHD can cause inattention, hyperactivity and impulsiveness.

But what is it like living, and working, with ADHD? Michelle Cash, Medical Underwriter at Canada Life, was diagnosed with ADHD at 36 years old. In this webinar, Michelle tells her story about navigating her way through late diagnosis, and covers:

  • What ADHD is
  • What ADHD means to her
  • The differing symptoms
  • The positives of having a diagnosis
  • The impact of workplace adjustments

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Your speakers

Michelle Cash | Medical Underwriter | Canada Life

Michelle Cash is a Medical Underwriter at Canada Life. She was late diagnosed with ADHD and Generalised Anxiety Disorder at the age of 36, following a lifetime of issues with anxiety and not feeling like she quite fit in. In Michell’s own words diagnosis has been life-changing, and, with the support of friends, family, colleagues and her employer, life does not seem so difficult any more.

 

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Approved on 08/04/2024